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    Upcoming Local Community Events
    12/2/19 - Applications open for Stanford ValleyCare Clinical Academy in Pleasanton and Livermore (7/20-31).  For high school juniors and seniors, learn clinical skills, experience clinical medicine and build connections.  For more information and to apply -
    12/6/19 - Friday, 2nd period, Pre-College Research Programs - (UCSB) director, Dr. Lina Kim will be speaking to students about their programs.  Please feel free to review their website or the digital brochure attached to learn more about the Research Mentorship Program (RMP) and the Summer Research Academies (SRA), formerly known as the Science & Engineering Research Academy (SERA).
    *** For grades 9-11***
    12/13/19 - Applications due for Stanford Women In Business Annual Young Women's Leadership Summit, which will be held on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 from 8:30am-3:30pm. This year, the Summit will be focused on providing female-identifying high school girls with a broader sense of the business world. Although we are targeting Juniors and Seniors, the event is open to all grades. Applications open soon -
    12/14/19 - 9:00am-12:00pm, Fire Fighter Career Preparation Workshop, at Las Positas College, Room 1011, Building 1000.  Learn more and register at

    Hackathon - Superposition IV, the oldest and largest all-female hackathon for high school and college students in the Bay Area. Hackathons are competitive programming events where teams have limited time to solve a real-world problem using technology. Their mission is to help bridge the gender gap in technology by providing young women with a supportive environment in which they can develop their interests in computer science. While attendee applications have not been opened yet, they have released their Campus Ambassador program. Campus Ambassadors help empower females in technology, and promote Superposition in the school and community. If you are interested, you can find more information here:  Superposition School Promo

    Richard D. King Annual Youth Speech Contest - District 5170, Rotary Club of Dublin.  This year's theme:  "Rotary Connects the World."  The contest will be held at Dublin High School the later part of January 2020 (exact date tbd).  If you would like to participate, please sign-up here:  The top students from this contest will then proceed to the next level on February 11th, 2020, at noon, at the Dublin Library.  If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Nobida in the Career Center.  
    Are you a Senior that is looking for a summer job?  The 2020 Decennial Census is hiring.  Their website to apply is and in the county of Alameda Enumerators will be paid $25 per hour, plus paid training and mileage. Students can be 17 when they apply but will need to have turned 18 before they start work.  They are encouraging applicants to apply early/soon because the background check takes several weeks.

    Exploring Careers in Medicine and Healthcare - Stanford ValleyCare Medical Explorer Post, Stanford Health ValleyCare Medical Center, 5575 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton, 3rd Floor Board room.  All meetings are on Tuesdays from 6-7pm. 

    2020 - January 28 (Diabetes) February 25 (Osteopathy) March 24 (Respiratory) Apr 28 (Operating Room Tour)

    Topics may change

    In order to register, please bring $33 cash or check made out to San Francisco Bay Area Council and fill out the application at one of the meetings.  No advanced registration is necessary.  Club is open to students from ages 14-20 years old.  To learn more, contact Matt Lindberg at 510-577-9224 or email at

    Upcoming Local Volunteer Opportunities

    12/13/19 - Kolb's Parent Faculty Club is hosting its annual Family Movie Night on Friday, December 13 from 6:00-8:00.  Volunteers are requested to help serve popcorn, glow in the dark bracelets and other light duties.  Although volunteer hours are from 4:30-8:00, volunteers are free to leave earlier.  Volunteers will receive free pizza, water and a treat.

    East Bay Internship applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2019 Session for Congressman Eric Swalwell's office.  Interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and attending District events. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or assist on district-based projects of importance.  If you would like to apply or to learn more about this opportunity, visit Congressman Eric Swalwell's website at 

    Tri-Valley Minor Hockey Association is looking to fill their Board of Directors position of Director of Communications.  They are reaching out to any interested DHS students.  For details - Director of Communications TriValley Minor Hockey Association    

    Joni and Friends International Disability Center, 6400 Village Parkway #102 in Dublin, is looking for high school volunteers to help with office support and preparation for wheel chair drives and summer camps.  If you have interested students, please contact Lynette Murphy at (925) 361-8672 or email at  They are looking for volunteers from 8-5pm and some weekends.    


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